Vistara will operate non-stop flights between Delhi and London Heathrow from August 28 to September 30, 2020. The services will be carried out under the air bubble arrangement between the UK and the Indian government.
The Tata-SIA carrier will fly thrice a week between the two cities.
Flight schedule (subject to regulatory approvals):
|Flight No||Departure||Arrival||Time of Departure||Time of arrival||Frequency|
|UK 015||Delhi||London Heathrow||0215 Hours||0655 Hours||Monday, Wednesday and Friday|
|UK 016||London Heathrow||Delhi||1535 Hours||0415 Hours (+1)||Monday, Wednesday and Friday|
Note: The above schedule is for the period August 31 – September 14, 2020. From September 15 UK 016 would depart from London Heathrow at 1505 hours.
Vistara will deploy its new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft on the route.
The one-way fares from Delhi to London start from ₹29,912 in economy class, ₹44,449 in premium economy, and ₹77,373 in business class.
Leslie Thng, chief executive officer, Vistara, said, “As the world starts opening up in a phased manner following an extended global lockdown, these special flights give us the privilege of facilitating travel between the two countries.
“We are confident that travellers will appreciate having the choice of flying India’s only five-star airline to and from London, which also upholds the highest standards of safety and hygiene.”
The Indian full-service carrier is also planning to operate special flights to Paris and Frankfurt.